Understanding and Mastering the Art of Communication

Communication – at least effective communication – incorporates all the processes by which we influence each other, whether for the negative or the positive. Of course, making sure that communication creates positive results/influence can often be complex. Communication comes in… Read more »

The 10 Commandments of Constructive Criticism

It’s the scenario you dread the most. One of your employees needs to be confronted about an issue. They’re creating conflict among the staff, handling a project wrong or maybe even made a misstep with a valuable client. On the… Read more »

Turning your Interview into an Offer – Part II

In our last blog, we covered the keys to acing your phone interview and the follow-up tools to help you receive an invitation for an in-person interview. Today we will share how to continue the process to interview perfection that… Read more »

Why Technology Needs a “Pause” Button

Technology is a wonderful thing. Being able to connect virtually with family, friends, and business 24/7 has many advantages. Family: It allows us the freedom to “be there” for our children’s events because we can complete our work later –… Read more »

Are You Leaving PTO on the Table?

Americans are often overworked – and that’s a sugar-coated statement. The truth is, we have lost the concept of rest, relax, restore. Our 24/7 connections; our tendency to put value on things, status, etc. rather than people; even our idol… Read more »

Job Seeking 101 – Part II – Action Plan

Spring fever has arrived and with comes a surge in people looking for new jobs – maybe even new locations. Last week, we discussed the blunders people make when job searching – the little and big no no’s that crimp… Read more »

Job Seeking 101 – Part I – Blunders

While the economy is stabilizing and the term “candidate-driven market” is often heard, finding a job from entry-level to middle management is not the same as choosing what apple to pick from a heavily-laden tree. It still takes motivation, commitment,… Read more »

Challenges for the CFO in 2016

With U.S. economic ratings the highest since 2008, most CFOs anticipate steady growth for the country this year. Even as many economic concerns shrink, CFOs admit uncertainty surrounds the 2016 elections and the possible introduction of new regulations and changes… Read more »

Keys to Success as a Temp

More and more companies are discovering the benefits of using temps, increasing the option of making temp work your long-term career. Whether that’s your goal or you’re just biding time until you graduate, get hired permanently, etc.; success – being… Read more »

Don’t let Failure Be Fatal.

Failure: Everybody deals with it. Sometimes it’s small – we burnt the cookies; sometimes it’s not-so-small – we forgot a friend’s big event and “failed” to provide the support he/she needed; sometimes it’s huge – we lost the company’s biggest… Read more »